New Publications from the Watershed Sciences Department!
"Wetland Plants of Great Salt Lake" Published August 2017 Utah State University Extension. Rebekah Downard, Maureen Frank, Jennifer Perkins, Karin Kettenring*, Mark Larese-Casanova*.
"Aerosol Deposition Impacts on Land and Ocean Carbon Cycles" Published February 2017 Aerosols and Climate doi 10.1007./s40641-017-0056-z. N. Mahowald, R. Scanza, Janice Brahney*, C. Goodale, P. Hess, K. Moore, J. Neff.
"Determining annual cryosphere storage contributions to streamflow using historical hydrometric records" Published January 2017 Hydrological Processes doi: 10.1002/hyp.11128. Janice Brahney*, Brian Menounos, Xiaohua Wei, Paul Jefferson Curtis.
"Brine shrimp grazing and fecal production increase sedimentation to the deep brine layer (monimolimnion) of Great Salt Lake, Utah" Published May 2017 Hydrobiologia doi: 10.1007/s10750-017-3235-y. Piotr Maszczyk, Wayne Wurtsbaugh*.
"Evidence for a climate-driven hydrologic regime shift in the Canadian Columbia Basin" Published November 2016 Canadian Water Resources Association doi: 10.1080/07011784.2016.1268933 Janice Brahney*, F. Weber, V. Foord, J. Janmaat, P.J. Curtis.
"Climate change effects on water allocations with season dependent water rights" Published July 2016 Science of the Total Environment doi 10.1016/j.scitotenv. 2016.07.081. Sarah Null*, Liana Prudencio.
"Dissolved oxygen, stream temperature, and fish habitat response to environmental water purchases" Published April 2017. Journal of Environmental Management. doi 10.1016/j.envman.2017.04.016. Sarah Null*, Nathaniel Mouzon, Logan Elmore.
"A Lota Iota Consumption: Trophic Dynamics of Nonnative Burbot in a Valuable Sport Fishery" Published October 2016. Stephen L. Klobucar, W. Carl Saunders**, & Phaedra Budy*
"Solving water quality problems in agricultural landscapes: New approaches for these nonlinear, multiprocess, multiscale systems" Published April 2017. Solving Agricultural Water Problems doi: 10.1002/2017WR020839 Patrick Belmont*, Efi Foufoula-Georgiou
"It Takes Two to Tango: When and Where Dual Nutrient (N& P) Reductions are Needed to Protect Lakes and Downstream Ecosystem" Published September 2016 Environmental Science and Technology. H.W. Paerl, J.T. Scott, M. J. McCarthy, S.E. Newell, W.S. Gardner, K.E. Havens, D.K. Hoffman, S.W. Wilhelm, & Wayne A. Wurtsbaugh*.
"Distribution and Drivers of a Widespread, Invasive Wetland Grass, Phragmites australis, in Wetlands of the Great Salt Lake, Utah, USA" Published November 2016 Wetlands. A. Lexine Long, Karin M. Kettenring*, Charles P. Hawkins*, Christopher M. U. Neale.
"An Affordable Method of Thermal Infrared Remote Sensing of Wadeable Rivers using a Weather Balloon" Published August 2016 Journal of Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Excellence. Tim Beach, Sarah Null*, Curtis Gray.
"Ecosystem experiment reveals benefits of natural and simulated beaver dams to a threatened population of steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss)" Published July 2016 Scientific Reports/Nature Nicolaas Bouwes*, Nicholas Weber, Chris E. Jordan, W. Carl Saunders**, Ian A. Tattam, Carol Volk, Joseph M.Wheaton* and Michael M. Pollock.
"Soils of Great Salt Lake Wetlands: Hydric Indicators and Common Features" Published March 2017 Utah State University Extension. Christine Rohal, Karin Kettenring*, Rebekah Downard, & Mark Larese-Casanova*
"Water Rights for Wetlands in the Bear River Delta" Published April 2016 Utah State University Extension. Maureen Frank, Jimmy Marty, Christine Rohal, Rebekah Downard, Joanna Endter-Wada, Mark Larese-Casanova*.
"Coment on "Climate and agricultural land use change impacts on streamflow in the upper midwestern United States' by Satish C. Gupta et al. Published August 2016 Water Resources Research doi 10.1002/2015WR018476. Patrick Belmont*, John R. Stevens, Jonathan A. Czuba, Karthik Kumarasamy, Sara A. Kelly.
"Factoring attitudes towards armed conflict risk into selection of protected areas for conservation" Published March 2016 Nature Communications doi: 10.1038/ncomms11042. E Hammill*, A.I.T. Tullock, H.P. Possingham, N. Strange, & K.A. Wilson.
"The imperative need for nationally coordinated bioassesment of rivers and streams" Published June 2016 Marine and Freshwater Reserach doi 10.1071/MF15329. Susan J. Nichols, Charles P. Hawkins*, et al.
"Post-project geomorphic assessment of a large process-based river restoration project" Published July 2016 Geomorphology doi: 10.1016/j.geomoroh.2016.07.018. Susannah Erwin, John C. Schmidt*, Tyler M. Allred.
"Modeling wetland plant metrics to improve the performance of vegetation-based indices of biological integrity" Published July 2016 Ecological Indicators doi 10.1016/j.ecolind.2016.07.30. Robin C. Jones, Charles Hawkins*, M. Siobhan Fennessey, Jacob J. Vander Laan.
"Potential Effects of Climate Change on Ecologically Relevant Streamflow Regimes" Published March 2016 River Research and Applications doi: 10.1002/rra.3029. S. Dhungel, D.G. Tarboton, J. Jin*, and C.P Hawkins*
"Evaluation of modelled net primary production using MODIS and landsat satellite data fusion" Published June 2016 Carbon Balance and Management doi 10.1186/s13021-016-0049-6. Steven Jay, Christopher Potter, Robert Crabtree, Vanessa Genovese, Daniel Weiss, and Maggi Kraft.
"Climate-Adaptive Water Year Typing for Instream Flow Requirements in California's Sierra Nevada" Published July 2016 Journal of Water Resources doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000693. David Rheinheimer, Sarah Null*, Joshua Viers.
"Evolution of plant materials for ecological restoration: insights from the applied and basic literature" Published June 2016 Journal of Applied Ecology doi 10.1111/1365-2664.12739. Erin Espeland, Nancy Emery, Kristin Mercer, Scott Woolbright, Karin Kettenring*, Paul Gepts, Julie Etterson.
"Saving freshwater from salts" Published February 2016 Science doi 10.1126/science.aaf0953. M Canedo-Arguelles, C.P. Hawkins* et al
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